Napoleon Dynamite

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Release Date: June 18, 2004

On DVD/VOD: December 21, 2004


From Preston, Idaho comes Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder), a new kind of hero complete with a tight red 'fro, some choice moon boots, and skills that can't be topped.

Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts, duking it out with his 32-year-old brother Kip (Aaron Ruell) and avoiding his Uncle Rico (Jon Gries), a door-to-door salesman who's mentally stuck in 1982 - the year his football team "almost won state." But when two new friends are brought into his life - Deb (Tina Majorino), the artisan behind the "boondoggle key chain," and Pedro (Efren Ramirez) with his sweet bike and talent with the chicks - Napoleon finds goals outside of being a star milk-tasting judge.

Together the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But if Pedro is to beat the stuck-up Summer Wheatley (Haylie Duff), Napoleon will have to unleash his secret weapon...

Director: Jared Hess
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producer(s): Chris Wyatt, Jeremy Coon, Sean C. Covel
Cast: Jon Heder, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell, Efren Ramirez, Tina Majorino, Diedrich Bader
Writer(s): Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess
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